Dozens of artists will show off their works at the Orange Street ArtsFest

More than 80 artists will fill the street with their works for the annual Orange Street ArtsFest this weekend.

  Mamabration celebrates moms and motherhood

  Food bank, letter carriers need your help to Stamp Out Hunger

  Get a free look at exhibitions inside the Cameron Art Museum

  Bestival celebrates best Wilmington has to offer

  First Act: Murder-mystery dinner show will leave audience guessing ‘whodunnit’

  Festival Latino celebrated on Cinco de Mayo

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  WEEK IN REWIND: Catch up on the week’s most memorable stories

  Geek out over Free Comic Book Day

  Have a sweet weekend at the Carolina Strawberry Festival

  Ladies in STEM fields to offer advice, inspiration at Women in Science Day

  Calling all tough women

  Talented teens sing, dance and shoot hoops in ‘High School Musical, Jr’

  Rags to riches fairy tale on stage starring talented young actors

More than 40 students, ages 4 to 15, star in the production.

  Angel investor group expands into Wilmington

The Southeast’s largest angel investment network aims to connect investors with entrepreneurs as it expands into Wilmington.

  Laugh and learn at the Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival selected seven films for the 2019 event.

  Neighbors invite you to join them on their porches to view art and support construction industry scholarship

Neighbors display on their porches the work of more than 20 local artists during the event that supports a scholarship fund

  Annual Flytrap Frolic set for Saturday

  A show for fans of British humor makes its stage debut in Wilmington

  Plan to geek out this weekend at the Wilmington Geek Expo

  April is Autism Awareness Month

  Easter egg hunt for adults only

Brunswick Co. resident to appear on Wheel of Fortune tonight

  CFCC will celebrate Earth Day with Earth Fest

Students at Cape Fear Community College will encourage others to be more environmentally friendly at Earth Fest on Wed., April 17.

  First Act: Play written by NC siblings David and Amy Sedaris on stage in Wilmington

David and Amy Sedaris, siblings from North Carolina, penned a play called "The Book of Liz." It hits the stage at TheatreNOW. (Source: TheatreNOW)

  Star Party will take you to the moon and beyond

Gaze at the sky for a fun-filled evening of astronomy-themed activities.

  First at Four recipe: Strawberry Spinach Salad

Chef Gwen Gulliksen shared a recipe that takes advantage of the fresh fruit on shelves this season.

  Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov to become first female Rabbi installed in the Temple of Israel’s 147 year history

She has presided over the Temple congregation since July but her installation was delayed due to damage to the Temple from Hurricane Florence. The hurricane caused about $100,000 in damage to the Temple.

  Get inspiration to live a healthier life

The Healthy Living Festival will offer free inspiration to help families live healthier lifestyles.

  Get a REAL ID while enjoying the Azalea Festival Street Fair

Those who go to the North Carolina Azalea Festival Saturday will be able to receive express driver license services from the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles.

  Get rid of your old electronics in a safe way

Verizon's Recycling Rally helps residents get rid of their unwanted electronics and other household items in an environmentally friendly manner.

  The North Carolina Azalea Festival includes something for art lovers

More than 100 artists will participate in a juried art show during the North Carolina Azalea Festival.

  The perm returns but with a new name as the 80s make a comeback

The "American wave" is the updated version of the 1980's perm.

  First Act: ‘The Last Five Years’ follows a couple falling in and out of love

A show follows a couple’s five-year relationship, as they fall in and out of love.

  The Side Hustle: Couple poses for art students for a side hustle that bares all

“I feel like it helped me become more body positive,” Jane Durden said about her side hustle as a nude figure model. "I felt like it was a challenge to my bravery," said Joseph Winstead about the work.

  Service dog by Azalea Belle’s side marks a festival first

Nearly 140 young women serve as ambassadors during the Azalea Garden Tour. This is the first class to have a Belle with a service dog.

  Fandome Faire brings together those who geek out over comics and movies

The Cape Fear Fandom Faire celebrates comics, books, movies, cosplay and fanart.

  The Side Hustle: Wilmington man’s voice can be heard around the world

“I like the idea that I do different things every single day,” Mark Holcomb said.

  The Side Hustle: Dental hygienist spreads smiles with her natural artistic abilities and southern hospitality

Susanne Sanders makes sure her clients take home something beautiful and memorable from her painting parties.

  The Side Hustle: Nurse capitalizes on elderberry craze, makes tinctures for immune boost

The natural remedy is believed to boost the immune system and ease cold and flu symptoms. “This I feel is my gift because of my unique background," Allison Davis said of her healing side hustle.

  The Side Hustle: Nanny puts her best foot forward to make personalized shoes

A nanny with a love of crafting stepped forward with a side hustle for those who love shoes.

  The Side Hustle: Fisherman reels in customers with side hustle that helps make fishing easier

“I fished all my life and there were times I couldn’t go because of the hardship of getting to the ocean or getting to my fishing spot,” William Clardy said.

  Classic cars will fill Battleship Park for the 19th Annual Car and Truck Show

Hurricane Florence forced the Port City Mopars Car Club to cancel the event last year. Now, it is back on and the weather is expected to be excellent for the event on Saturday, March 30.

  StriperFest reels in the community to support the Cape Fear River

An event this weekend helps to protect the Cape Fear River’s ecosystem.

  Jazz up your weekend with a music festival at UNCW

Jazz lovers can see a Grammy award winning artist during a music festival this weekend.

  First Act: ‘The Revolutionists’ follows the stories of four women during the French Revolution

Four women lose their heads in what is described as “an irreverent, sassy” comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror in 1793 Paris.

  Cheers! It’s Cape Fear Craft Beer Week

Toast to all the great beers the Cape Fear region has to offer.

  Pizza Putt event benefits Children’s Museum of Wilmington

A fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Museum of Wilmington allows adults to have some fun for a good cause.

  Group ‘committed to a full recovery’ for Pender Co. people affected by hurricane

The Pender County Long Term Recovery Group is asking for volunteers, grants, and donations to continue its efforts to help victims of Hurricane Florence.

  Celebrate the art of dance at upcoming festival

The Wilmington Dance Festival celebrates dance in our community and features pieces choreographed and performed by local artists.

  Get ideas for your home and garden at the Coastal Living Show

The Wilmington Woman’s Club is sponsoring the 40th annual Coastal Living Show on Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Wilmington Convention Center.

  Scouts show off skills at weekend event

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts will show off some of what they’ve learned at an event this weekend.

  Familiar face to Tar Heels fans will show off his skills when Harlem Globetrotters visit Wilmington

Orlando “El Gato” Melendez appeared in Final Fours in 1998 and 2000 with UNC Chapel Hill.

  Police and firefighters face off on the ice for annual fundraiser

The annual Guns and Hoses Charity Ice Hockey Game is scheduled for March 31 at the Wilmington Ice House.

  Put on your favorite pink outfit for the Pink Ribbon Project Luncheon

The event supports NHRMC Foundation’s efforts to provide free mammograms and diagnostic services to underserved women

  Win a luxury handbag or get a great deal on a designer purse at Power of the Purse event

Win a luxury handbag or score a great deal on a designer purse at an event that helps make sure teenagers have access to the healthcare they need.

  Help children in our community by volunteering with Guardian ad Litem

Guardian ad Litem (GAL) hopes to recruit volunteers at an upcoming open house.

  Sample beer and wine at weekend festival

Wind down from the work week with an afternoon of craft beer and wine this weekend.

  Tour North Carolina’s oldest standing lighthouse

An island bounces back after Hurricane Florence, invites visitors to take tours

  HGTV’s ‘Beachfront Bargain Hunt’ to film in Sunset Beach

HGTV’s series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” is expected to film in Sunset Beach this weekend, according to Town Administrator Hiram J. Marziano II.

  Support artists in our state at the Made in NC craft fair

Head to the Brooklyn Arts Center for an event that shows off crafts made in North Carolina.

  Fractured fairy tale ‘Into the Woods’ on stage in Wilmington

The show, performed March 1-10 at the 2nd Street Stage at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, features some of the most beloved fairy tale characters.

  ‘Always...Patsy Cline’ tells the story of the singer’s unexpected friendship with a fan

The show is on stage at Thalian Hall through March 10, starring Annie Tracy

  Strike a blow to hunger at the bowling alley

Bowling for Backpacks benefits the Good Shepherd Center.

  Men encouraged to show off their ‘dad bods’ at weekend event

Parents Wally and Louise Simpson organized the DadBod Strut to benefit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research and treatment. It's a debilitating and deadly disease that they know all too well.

  Film festival celebrates women’s stories

Less than 10 percent of all films are made by women. This film festival celebrates and encourages women to reach their artistic cinematic visions.

Irish humor paired with Irish dishes for TheatreNOW show

A dark comedy about a small Irish town that finds itself in the Hollywood spotlight lands on stage in Wilmington.

  An artist created one sculpture a day for a year

A colorful collection of more than 400 sculptures is on display.

  Preventing diabetes and childhood obesity with education, free screenings

The YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina works to educate the community on diabetes and healthy eating habits with new programs and free events for the whole family.

  Divine Divas take the stage for special two-night concert that benefits She Rocks, TACT

The singers perform music made famous by “Divas” from the entertainment industry.

  Talented children sing Motown’s greatest hits at upcoming performance

This weekend, Kathy Snow Productions will perform its Motown Cabaret at Snipes Academy Auditorium.

  Wilmington Wine & Beer Walk invites you to explore and sip your way through downtown

Sip and sample your way through downtown Wilmington.

  Take the plunge and support the Special Olympics

Most avoid a dip in the ocean in February. However, dozens will dive in the water at Kure Beach on Sat., Feb. 23 to support the New Hanover County Special Olympics.

  Swing dance with your sweetheart this weekend

Join the Cape Fear Swing Dance Society and dance the night away.

  Start thinking about summer...camps, that is

Get the scoop on the summer camps that will keep your child's body and mind active this summer.

  ‘Man v. Food’ to visit Wrightsville Beach for filming

The Cooking Channel show Man v. Food will film along the strand at Wrightsville Beach.

  Abigail Spencer pilot picked up for full season to be filmed in Wilmington

A TV show starring Abigail Spencer, which filmed its pilot in Wilmington, will return to film its first full season.

  Cape Fear Chordsman will sing for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day

The Cape Fear Chordsmen will deliver a romantic musical message to your Valentine.

  Dance the night away at adult prom

Throwback to your high school days at Once Upon a Prom.

  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Thalian Association Community Theatre will open the third show of its 2018-19 Season on Friday, Feb. 8.

  The Little Black Dress is not just a fashion statement

Members of the Junior League of Wilmington are wearing the same outfit every day this week in hopes of making a statement.